This dessert was a combination of two recipes: paleo cookie dough (aka you can eat it without the risk of getting salmonella as my mother has taught me so much about when it comes to eating raw eggs. My biggest rebuttal and question comes those from poaches eggs or eggs over easy. If the yolk isn’t cooked, can you get salmonella? Moving on.) and melted chocolate. Melting chocolate is a skill i have acquired through making fudge, so I have no recipe to link to that, just my skills.
- 1 bag Dark Chocolate Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (I use dairy free ones)
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup tapioca flour
- 5 tablespoons ghee
- 2 tsp. honey
- 3/4 tsp. vanilla
- pinch of salt
The recipe is as simple as making normal chocolate chip cookies – mix all of the ingredients. Only catch, hold 1/2 of the bag of chocolate chips. Use this half to melt chocolate in the microwave. Using a microwaveable safe bowl, put the chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat until melted.
Once you have the cookie dough mixed and the chocolate melted, make small cookie dough balls (bite size) and roll them in the chocolate. When the bites have been completely covered put them on parchment paper or in cupcake wrappers. Repeat until out of cookie dough. If the chocolate becomes too hard, microwave again. With all of the bites created, put them in the fridge until serving time. If need be, put them in the freezer for a quick turnaround.
Loved and requested for again, except many wanted the flour to not be almond. They wanted gluten (a common complaint among my guinea pigs, but I cannot eat gluten, so that will not be happening). A great party snack and a very delicious dessert.
The Nitty Gritty:
- Total Cost: $8.00 – just the chocolate chips
- Total Time: 15 minutes prep, 2 hrs in the fridge, so 2.25 hrs
- Serving Size: 10 – 14 depending on how big one’s “bite”